SB50 Bonn Side Event
18 June 2019, 18:30
World Conference Center Bonn, Germany
Long-Term Strategies: How do global goals affect countries and sectors and what opportunities exist?
This event will prompt a discussion on the outstanding key policy decisions related to long-term strategies and the direct social and economic consequences of meeting the Paris long-term mitigation goals. The presentations and discussions will be based on the findings of the COMMIT and COP21 RIPPLES European-funded projects, which aim to contribute to the understanding of pathways towards well below 2 °C and 1.5 °C, the enabling conditions and socio-economic consequences at sector-, country- and EU-levels.
There will be respondents from think tanks and NGOs to discuss how these scientific inputs can contribute to the ongoing policy debate.
|18:30-18:40||Introduction to the event (Marta Torres Gunfaus, IDDRI)|
|18:40-19:20||Paths to Paris
The COP21 RIPPLES perspective (Michiel Schaeffer, Climate Analytics)
The COMMIT perspective (Heleen van Soest, PBL)
|19:20-19:45||Approaches to governance
A sectoral perspective on strengthening international cooperation (Wolfgang Obergassel, Wuppertal Institute)
International cooperation from a Global South perspective (Britta Rennkamp, Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town)
|19:45-20:00||Discussions and wrap up|
Photo: UNFCCC Secretariat